Definition of Paintbrush

1. Noun. A brush used as an applicator (to apply paint).

Generic synonyms: Applicator, Applier, Brush



Definition of Paintbrush

1. Noun. A thin brush for applying paint. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paintbrush

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paintbrush

paint the wagon
paint with a broad brush
paintability
paintable
paintathon
paintathons
paintball
paintball gun
paintballed
paintballer
paintballers
paintballing
paintbox
paintboxes
paintbrush (current term)
paintbrushes
painted
painted-leaf begonia
painted-snipe
painted beauty
painted bunting
painted cup
painted daisy
painted dog
painted dogs
painted frog
painted greenling
painted hunting dog
painted hunting dogs

Literary usage of Paintbrush

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"A paintbrush is an instrumentality of simple character as to which the duties of the master are not so strict as to require a warning of the defective ..."

2. Original Treatises: Dating from the XIIth to XVIIIth Centuries on the Arts by Mary Philadelphia Merrifield (1849)
"Having done this, write, draw, and fill in or paint whatever you wish with it, and rather with a paintbrush than a pen, because if it were done with a pen, ..."

3. Original Treatises, Dating from the XIIth to the XVIIIth Centuries, [o]n the by Mary Philadelphia Merrifield (1849)
"Having done this, write, draw, and fill in or paint whatever you wish wilh it, and rather with a paintbrush than a pen, because if it were done with a pen, ..."

4. Snakebite by Paul Gowack, William Torphy, William Torphy, Paul Gowack (2005)
"Felicia circled around them on paintbrush. She dismounted quickly and hugged her two good ... Felicia took Joy by the elbow and led her to paintbrush. ..."

5. The Canadian Rockies Adventure Guide by Brenda Koller (2006)
"Red paintbrush, or Indian paintbrush as it's commonly known, is likely the best-known wildflower of the Rockies. But did you know that it's actually the ..."

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